1.0 Megapixel Advanced HAD™ CCD Imager 1/6" Advanced HAD™ (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD imager with 690K effective video pixels provides excellent detail and clarity, for exceptional digital video (up to 520 lines of resolution) and still image performance. Realize great looking digital still images with 1,000K effective pixels.
Advanced HAD™ CCD Technology Enhanced CCD design allow more light to reach the imager which reduces video noise to improve signal-to-noise ratio by up to 6dB (2x better than a standard CCD). Particularly effective when shooting in dark situations.
DVD Format Video Recording The DVD recording format delivers digital picture and sound quality comparable to that of MiniDV, but on DVD. Playback of the DVDs couldn’t be simpler. After finalizing the disc in the camera, the disc plays back in compatible DVD Players, computers and even PlayStation® 2 and PlayStation 3 video game consoles.
DVD-R/RW+ RW/+R DL (Dual Layer) The DCR-DVD308 is compatible with a variety of DVD formats allowing the ease of use and simplicity found in DVD Media. With DVD+RW media there is not a need to finalize the disc (minimum recording required). Simply remove the disc and insert the media into a compatible DVD PlayerCompatible4.
25X Optical/2000X Digital Zoom The optical zoom helps to bring the action up close from far away. In addition, the digital zoom interpolation means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms.
Professional Quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® Lens Carl Zeiss lens have an advanced optical multi-layer coating offering less glare and flare with increased contrast. This results in vivid image brilliance, true-to-life color saturation, and perfect renditions of subtle tones.
Dolby® Digital 5.1ch Recording The DCR-DVD308 will record in Dolby Digital 5.1ch surround sound with a built-in microphone. By recording in 5.1 channel surround sound you can experience your home movies with active sounds coming from all directions. Enjoy your personal home movies the way you experienced them while recording.
2.7" Hybrid SwivelScreen™ LCD Display (123K Pixels)Compatible Provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The 123K pixel LCD rotates up to 270-degrees for multiple viewing angles, providing sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback. The Hybrid LCD Screen provides accurate viewing in sunlight or bright light, virtually eliminating the "wash-out" common with traditional LCD screens.
One Touch Wide Angle Shooting Easily switch between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios for shooting with just the touch of a button.
Memory Stick Duo™ Media Slot Capture still images up to 1152x864 resolution, directly onto Memory Stick Duo® Media for easy transfer to PCs for emailing, printing or sharing with other compatible Memory Stick™ devices.
Visual Index Screen Shows thumbnail images of video clips and still images when playing back on your camcorder or DVD player, making your selection easier.
Super SteadyShot® Picture Stabilization System An advanced version of Sony’s SteadyShot® system that controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies, to achieve an even higher level of smoothness without degradation of video like some other image stabilization systems.
Super NightShot® Plus Infrared System An advanced version of Sony’s NightShot® Infrared system that allows users to record natural color images in low-light conditions, but without the blurring common with other low-light recording systems.
Active Interface Shoe Conveniently gives you the option of adding accessories such as lights, flashes and microphones to the camera, which can communicate with the camera and also d